Stephanos Dragoumis

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Stephanos Dragoumis

Stephanos Dragoumis was a Greek politician of the late 19th - early 20th Century who briefly served as Prime Minister of Greece.

Dragoumis was born in Athens, in 1842. He studied law and worked as a jurist. Later, he became Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice, was elected to the Hellenic Parliament and served as: Interior Minister, Foreign Minister and Minister of Justice. He became Prime Minister of Greece following the Goudi Revolt by the Military Association in 1909 and the resignation of Kiriakoulis Mavromichalis in January 1910.

Later he served as governor of Crete (1912) and governor of Macedonia (1913). He was elected to Parliament as an independent in 1915 and 1920.

Dragoumis died in 1923.

He was the father of nationalist politician Ion Dragoumis and the father-in-law of officer Pavlos Melas who fought in the Macedonian Struggle.

Preceded by:
Kiriakoulis Mavromichalis
Prime Minister of Greece
January 31, 1910 - October 18, 1910
Succeeded by:
Eleftherios Venizelos